Since those early nineteenth-century travelers were travelinglooking for the exotic scents of the south and portraying smallAndalusian gypsy communities to sophisticated contemporaryfashion photographers, the seduction of the world of song, danceand flamenco music arouses great curiosity the camera. In some cases, the relationship has been almost accidental, in others a deep study of its idiosyncrasies.
During the Franco dictatorship, many times one could read in thepopular bars indicating "No singing." This edition features some170 photographs from 70 international authors. Includes both the great masters of the genre and those who occasionally have traveled the world capturing eloquent images of flamenco. FromLaurent Pierre Bonnard to the history of photography realizes theaesthetic evolution, anthropological, economic and social development of flamenco.